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's really about technology. because none of these unconventional shale plays would matter if we didn't have the tech to make it economical to drill it. what we really have is an energy technology revolution and these advances aren't unique to north america. they're spreading all over the globe, and who's spearheading this transformation? who represents the vanguard of the oil revolution and its intellectual property? easy. that's core labs. clb. i like to think of it as a technology company that happens to be in the oil service business. core's proprietary technology helps oil companies figure out where to drill. it also helps them squeeze more crude out of existing reservoirs. now, core labs got hit hard today, down $3.41, 2.63%. the company just reported a terrific quarter. 7 cent earnings beat off $1.15 basis. revenue coming in higher than expected up 11% year over year. and raising its guidance for next quarter. don't have a lot of companies doing that. i think the stock bounces back and then some tomorrow. typically core labs is one of those stocks that seems to get hit every tile time
like to see, look, if mcdonald's can come out with killer products, apple -- are they both technology companies? is that where we are right now? >> apple has come out with incredible products. amazing products that have changed the world. >> that was the old days and the yankees used to be -- >> the ipad is only three years old, man. come on, give them a break. >> no. the market won't give them a break. i like the product, but who am i? >> that's complicated. >> it was not a rhetorical -- you know, we're not trying to figure out exactly whoi am. >> oh, okay. >> what we're trying to figure out how do they make i tunes better and how you want them to come out and say samsung, you're history because we have this. instead of samsung having, what? eight pages. >> you're not going get that in an earnings report. >> someone innovates and someone else comes in with a pretty good or good enough and that's why people are talking about the lower end and the medium end. >> there are some people who their samsung phones have technology whether it's the ability to change language quickly and a numb
products are literally made by -- we have a lot out here, by technology that didn't exist before and how much share are you taking and business doing because of innovation? >> you know, jim, innovation is what it's all about. i was just in china and korea, we've got a -- new global innovation center in korea where we've got people from all over the world inventing new products. and it takes a lot of technology to make a diaper that doesn't leak or to make a facial tissue that's really soft. and we're also trying to be really innovative in how we market. so new marketing techniques, whether it's facebook apps or things we can do to communicate with moms contingent tally around the world is really driving our business today. >> and one of the things, tom, in your conference call, you said, look, we have premium diaper innovation launching in the second quarter. what i felt when i read that, look, whatever you see in front of you is going to get better, and every time you see the innovate, you seem to make a step function in sales. >> well, you know, jim, one of the great things about our b
to our critical infrastructure. >> how do you work to prevent this? >> we have technology, cyber technologies, prevention technologies. we spend a lot of time now on technologies.
the door for this, but this is why i answer the way i did that i see that with the technology goings way it is and with drone technology advancing and drones getting smaller and smaller, they are not going to the the giant, big predators flying over pakistan, but little small drones to be armed with things. this is not science fiction here in terms of this is actually happening. >> booktv on location on the campus of the university of southern california at the l.a. times festival of books talking with mark mazzetti, "new york times" national security correspondent and author of this book, "the way of the knife," and, jim, you're the next caller from idaho. hi, jim. >> caller: good afternoon, gentlemen. i have a question. the la proider of servicee of to the war department in afghanistan, and i asked how the afghans were going, and i quoted him in the remark right now saying that it's basically a total failure. he went into details about that aspect of what basic means. what do you think the result is basically in afghanistan? >> well, it's obviously a question on a lot of people's mind.
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